Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
February 7, 2008

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Dear HBA Members,

Please be advised the breakfast with Chief Justice George, sponsored by Senator Lou Correa and Supervisor Janet Nguyen and scheduled for Friday, February 8, 2008, has been cancelled, to be rescheduled at a later date, due to a loss in Chief Justice George's family. Our deepest regrets go out to Chief Justice George and his family.

HBA Travel Seminar
RSVP Today!
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
May 22, 2008 - May 26, 2008
5 Days/4 Nights at the CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa - ONLY $999!!
Join the HBA in celebrating its 25th Anniversary Memorial Day weekend travel seminar.  This wonderful trip is being offered at the very low rate of $999 (excluding tax, security, and fuel charges).  Space on this exclusive travel seminar is limited & subject to availability on a first come, first serve basis. For complete itinerary & registration details, please contact Robert White at Festival Travel & Tours, at 714.221.6381 or download the flyer.
If you are interested in participating in the travel seminar as a speaker or have questions about the travel seminar, please contact Travel Committee Chair Monica Lukoschek at monica@busimmlaw.com.

HBA's 30th Annual Installation Dinner & Scholarship Fundraiser 

The HBA invites you to its 30th Annual Installation Dinner and Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, March 1st at the Westin South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.  In honor of our mission, this year's theme will be "Celebrating 30 Years of Promoting Access to Education and Justice."  Needless to say, the achievements and accomplishments of our honorees embody these principles; please join us in celebrating our awardees:


Attorney of the Year

John G. Cruz

Appointments Secretary to Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger 


Corporate Citizen  

Wells Fargo


Guardian de Justicia

Hon. Luis Miguel Ortiz Haro Amieva

Former Consul of Mexico


Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Juan Francisco Lara

Assistant Vice Chancellor Emeritus, UCI


Additionally, the evening will be highlighted by a keynote address from the prominent legal scholar, and founding Dean of the Donald Bren School of Law, University of California, Irvine: Erwin Chemerinsky. 


For more information on advertisements and sponsorship opportunities, please visit our website at www.ochba.org/30thannualdinner.html or contact Norma Garcia Guillen at (714) 424-2895 or by e-mail at info@ochba.org

Employment Opportunities CPT
Please visit the Members Only section on our website for current employment opportunities with local law firms and the US Department of Justice.  Please contact the HBA at info@ochba.org with any questions.
Also In This Issue
HBA Memorial Weekend Trip
HBA 30th Annual Installation Dinner & Scholarship Fundraiser
Employment Opportunities
EVENT Sponsor

Sheppard Mullin

GOLD Sponsor

Wells Fargo

SILVER Sponsors


Jones Day




BRONZE Sponsors

Law Offices of Federico Castelan Sayre

Malcolm & Cisneros, LLP

MLC & Associates, Inc.

Morrison & Foerster, LLP

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Rutan & Tucker LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Snell & Wilmer LLP

Union Bank of California

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